Ostrava is a formal coal-mining city which also used to be called „the steel heart of Europe“.  In these days the heavy industry is on the decline and Ostrava is becomming the modern European metropolis full of cultural, art and sports events.


Stodolní street!!!

The most popular street „after dark“ as full of restaurants, bars and clubs. Any kind of distaction can be found here!


The Lower Area of Vítkovice!!!

The formal mining area including the Hlubina mine, coking plant, blast furnaces and the other technological facilities  of metallurgical basic industry and energetics. Since 2002, the area of Hlubina mine, coking plant, and the blast furnaces has been a National Cultural Monument. In 2008, the Lower Area of Vítkovice was inscribed on the the European  Cultural Heritage list.  In this year the popular musical festival Colours of Ostrava took place in this area.


The city Hall tower!!!

The tower is 85.6 metres high and it is the most famous building in Ostrava and the largest town hall complex in the Czech Republic. The observation tower is open to the public all year round and is one of the main tourist attractions of Ostrava which offers a wonderful views over the Ostrava city, Beskydy mountains and not far Poland.



More information:

Ostrava city: HERE,  Silesian-Moravian region: HERE